Art by Juliawww.ArtPal.com/juliasomwe
My name is Julia Somwe. I am a Congolese woman born and raised in Johannesburg South Africa. I currently live in the United States. I am an abstract self taught artist. My passion for art started in high school which later grew into something I knew I wanted to pursue.
Painting portraits of black women brings me a sense of joy that I’d love to show the world. Even though black women is the subject of my work, each one speaks on my experience of becoming the woman I’ve always wanted to be. Through this journey as an artist I’ve discovered extraordinary things about myself